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Former "CSI" star Gary Dourdan blew off a court appearance this week and it could cost him big time ... TMZ has learned the judge revoked his probation and issued a bench warrant for his arrest.As TMZ first reported, Dourdan was sentenced in November 2012 to five years probation after allegedly breaking his ex-girlfriend's nose in a domestic violence incident back in 2011. Dourdan had a progress hearing for that case this week ... but didn't show ... so »
- TMZ Staff
The Croisette is a giant billboard for movies and I discover new ones each day. From blockbusters to indie flicks and genre movies, Cannes is the poster collectioner’s dream and I will fulfill it each day with more treasures live from Cannes and its Film Market. Hit the jump to check out over 35 posters from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival including Eastern Boys, Rio I Love You, Borgman, 13 Sins, and a lot more. Like the Carlton with its Expendables 3 posters running across the entire length of the hotel, the Martinez is also decorated in a similar style, but with a lesser-known film. Five Thirteen, by French actor and director Kader Ayd, features each of its actors on giant posters: Malik Barnhardt, Tom Sizemore, Taryn Manning and Gary Dourdan. Rumor has it the actors had to improvise their dialogue because there was no script. Sounds promising. The film, which hits French »
- Talia Soghomonian
Gary Dourdan has been cast in a recurring role on Bet’s Being Mary Jane and a guest starring gig on Fox’s Glee. On the Bet comedy, he’ll play Sheldon Armstrong, a smoothly charming and casually handsome retired civil trial attorney who made a fortune suing corrupt corporations. He’s coming out of retirement to pursue his charitable outreach. He’s famous for never having given an interview in his life — but when Mary Jane (Gabrielle Union) sets out to interview him, he is quite taken with her and just might change his mind. On Glee, Dourdan plays D’Shon, Mercedes’ (Amber Riley) record producer. Dourdan, whose credits include CSI and Mistresses, is repped by Prestige Talent Agency and managed by Ata. Sammi Hanratty has booked a recurring role on Wgn America’s Salem. She’ll play Dottie, a leader among her peers whom Mercy (Elise Eberle) knows a little from school. »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
Guilfoyle has played series regular Captain Jim Brass in all 14 seasons of the crime series and will make his final appearance during the season finale on May 7. He reportedly found out last week that he would not be returning to the series.
“Paul made Captain Brass a standout character,” said “CSI” exec producers Carol Mendelsohn and Don McGill. “He is not just an original cast member, he is an original. In a show about forensics, fans always looked forward to the handcuffs coming out, and Captain Brass putting his spin on the crime of the week, just as Paul Guilfoyle put his indelible stamp on the character and the show. He will be missed.”
The actor joins other stars who have previously left the show, »
- Andrea Seikaly
CSI will lose one of its original stars, Paul Guilfoyle, by the end of the current season, EW has confirmed. The actor, who has played Captain Jim Brass since the CBS show debuted in 2000, is only one of two original stars left on the show; George Eads, who plays Nick Stokes, will be the lone remaining original actor when season 15 kicks off in the fall.
“Paul made Capt. Brass a standout character,” CSI exec producers Carol Mendelsohn and Don McGill said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, which broke the news. “He is not just an original cast member, »
- Katie Atkinson
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